ASMBS Certificate of Acknowledgement of Satisfactory Training: Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery for Fellows

If you are inquiring about becoming a Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (FASMBS), please click here.

*Application Window is OPEN

*2018 Window will be open until September 1, 2018

Please submit the completed application form and all accompanying documentation electronically, in a single PDF document to

The ASMBS fellowship certificate program serves to recognize surgeons who have completed their training and who have met the educational requirements needed to practice safe and effective bariatric surgery (according to fellowship training curriculum established by ASMBS.

The objective is for these certificates to add merit to surgeons beginning their careers in the field by emphasizing their ability to adequately perform metabolic and bariatric surgery. This program has been endorsed by the Executive Council of the ASMBS.

For information about Fellowship Council accredited programs, go to the Fellowship Council’s website.

All applications must include all items below to be accepted as complete:

  • Completed Fellowship Application Form, signed by applicant’s Program Director pdf doc
  • ASMBS Fellowship Sign-off Sheet pdf doc
  • Applicant’s curriculum vitae
  • Summary of Fellowship Council case logs (downloadable from your Fellowship Council account)
  • Patient Evaluation Case Logs pdf doc
  • Outline of applicant’s educational curriculum of the fellowship program

Important curriculum updates are highlighted below:

  • Documentation is now required for Evaluation Requirements. Non-operative patient encounters include pre-op evaluations, in-patient encounters, and out-patient evaluations. Please use the Patient Evaluation Log Sheet above.

Recipients of the ASMBS Certificate of Acknowledgement of Satisfactory Training in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery for Fellows


Chetan V Aher, MD
Saad Ajmal, MBBS
Shadi Al-Bahri, MD
Mustafa H. Alibhai, MD
Saeed Alshlwi, MD
Mohammad Alsulaimy, MD
Amir H. Aryaei, MD
Andrew Tyler Bates, MD
Benjamin R. Biteman, MD, MS
Daniel Alan Boyett, MD
Annabelle Rose Butler, MD
Douglas C Campbell, MD
Ellen Carraro, MD
Christopher Crawford, MD
Eric R Davies, MD
Shaina Eckhouse, MD
Aly Elbahrawy, MD
Tannous K. Fakhry, MD
Geoffrey Fasen, MD
Tammy Fouse, DO
Dvir Froylich, MD
Kyle Daniel Gadbois, MD
Arturo Garcia, MD
Alfredo Daniel Guerron Cruz, MD
Rana M Higgins, MD
Ryan Horsely, DO
Stephanie S. Hwang, MD
Amanda Johner, MD
Aarthy Kannappan, MD
Luke Kinsinger, MD
Pearl Ma, MD
Micheal Joel Martinez, MD
Ricardo Kevin Mohammed, MD
Michael Mulcahy, MD
Michael James Mullan, MD
Lars Nelson, MD
Mingwei Ni, MD
Andrew Von Osdol, MD
Ashish Padnani, MD
Sahil Parikh, DO
Puraj Pravinchandra Patel, MD
Christian Perez, MD
Luise Ingeborg Maria Pernar, MD
Subhash Reddy, MD
Angel Reyes, MD
Cory Richardson, MD
Arghavan Salles, MD, PhD
Jennifer Salluzo, MD
Darshak Shah, MD
Mihir M. Shah, MD
Joon Kyung Shim, MD
Nova Szoka, MD
Dahlia Tawfik-Sexton, MD
Renee M. Tholey, MD
William Truong, MD
Anna Uebele Pierce, MD
Kara Wanchick, MD
Elan R. Witkowski, MD
Katherin Habenicht Yancey, MD
Lisa Yang, MD
Ekua Yorke, MD
Jessica A. Zaman, MD
Boriz Zevin, MD, PhD